Get to know us
Mike has been involved in the fitness industry well over 8 years in which time he has been a Personal Trainer, a Physical Training Instructor in the military and of course a CrossFit Lv1 Instructor. Mike has been teaching CrossFit for almost three years now.
Mike was a keen sportsman and rugby player into his mid 20's when he left the military and spent some time travelling. In this time he encountered CrossFit whilst in Australia and has been training with CrossFit ever since. He also has a lot of interest in Buddhism and above anything else, prioritises living a healthy happy life over anything else. He believes one of the best ways he can do this is by helping others do the same.
Personal Trainer Lv3
AAPTI (British Military)
British Weightlifting Lv1
Why do you CrossFit?
It's the most effective way to keep yourself fit and healthy for the rest of your life. It forces you to learn. It's enjoyable and you get to be around like minded positive people who value their health and fitness
How long have you been coaching for?
CrossFit coaching since 2015. Fitness instructing and training since 2012.
What motivates you as a Coach?
Seeing people get little improvements every week, physically and mentally. Knowing that your helping people change their lives for the better. Getting to be around positive people.
Do you have a sporting background pre-CrossFit?
I was a keen rugby player and fitness enthusiast. Military Physical Training Instructor
What is your favourite CrossFit movement and your least liked movement?
Tooooo much choice. I think the only way to truly enjoy your training is to make the movement you dislike the one's that you like. I used to hate Deadlifts but now they are one of my favourite lifts.
What is your favourite music to work out to?
100% Cheese. I’m talking Elton John, 70’s and 80’s, fun stuff you can sing along to.
What is your favourite cheat meal?
Probably a pizza once a month
Favourite bit of banter?
My flip flops